byMcLaren, Norman, 1914-1987; National Film Board of Canada; International Film Bureau
Norman McLaren salutes the West Indies by painting the spirit of fiesta, using a vibra-drill to etch abstract images on film which sway and change to the syncopated rhythms of a Trinidad orchestra Topic: Motion Pictures, Experimental.
A collection of ephemeral films - from consumerism to communism to atomic testing to safety. All footage drawn from the Prelinger Archives. Topics: Motion pictures (Experimental), United States (History and culture)
PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews ) Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)